Recreational Pilot Permit

The Recreational Pilot Permit allows anyone with an interest in aviation to start flying.  Recreational Pilot Permit holders may fly a four seat aircraft while carrying a maximum of one passenger anywhere in Canada. Ideal for younger teens or for people with medical conditions.


  • 14 years of age to fly solo
  • 16 to become licensed
  • Category 4 Medical
  • Proof of Citizenship

Minimum Course Requirements:

  • 25 flight hours
  • 5 solo flight hours
  • PSTAR exam completed
  • RPAER exam completed
  • Flight Test